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テトリス
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Tetris
テトリス
X68000
DETAILS
Format X68000
Released 1988
Publisher BPS
Product ID SJBP-13001
Size (cm) 22.5 x 16 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.26
PRICE
STATUS
Japanese home computer version of the classic puzzle game.
Multiple versions exist:
- X68000
- MSX2 (Disk)
- MSX2 (ROM)
- PC-8801mkIISR
- PC-9801

Large plastic case, 1 x 5" floppy disk, 28-page instructions manual.

Tetris
テトリス
FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Famicom
Released 22 Dec 1988
Publisher BPS
Product ID BPS-TO
Size (cm) 14 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.12
PRICE
STATUS
The first Tetris for the Famicom is a rather poor effort: only 'B Game' is available and the controls are reversed: 'down' rotates the piece and the button is for 'drop'.

Cardboard packaging, 65kb cartridge, instruction booklet.

Tetris
テトリス
GAME BOY
DETAILS
Format Game Boy
Released 14 June 1989
Publisher Nintendo
Product ID DMG-TRA
Size (cm) 8.7 x 10.1 x 1.9
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
The Game Boy Tetris transformed the game from home computer fad into worldwide gaming phenomenon.
And no surprise: the game is elegant, smooth, eternally playable and charming to the last.

Standard small-size GB packaging, 32Kb cartridge, monochrome booklet.

Tetris Tsūshin Cable Set
テトリス通信ケーブルセット

GAME BOY
DETAILS
Format Game Boy
Released 14 June 1989
Publisher Nintendo
Product ID DMG-TRAT
Size (cm) 13.7 x 16.5 x 3.1
Weight (kg) 0.14
PRICE
STATUS
Special 'Communication Cable Set' of the Game Boy Tetris.
Includes the GB link-up cable cable for 2P versus play.

Large cardboard packaging with clear plastic interior, cartridge, instructions booklet, versus cable.

Tetris 2 + Bombliss
テトリス2 + ボンブリス

FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Famicom
Released 13 Dec 1991
Publisher BPS
Product ID BPS-52
Size (cm) 14 x 9.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.12
PRICE
STATUS
The 2nd Tetris for the Famicom patches up all the problems that hindered the original.
Improved controls, 3 different game modes ('A', 'B', and 'C'), battery back-up (for player names & high scores) and a bonus Bombliss game.

Standard FC cardboard packaging, 1Mbit cartridge, instruction booklet.

Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss
スーパーテトリス2 + ボンブリス

SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 18 Dec 1992
Publisher BPS
Product ID SHVC-T2
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
The Super Famicom finally gets a taste of Tetris with a suitably smooth and souped-up version of the FC version above.

Standard SFC cardboard packaging, 8Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Tetris Battle Gaiden
テトリス武闘外伝
SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 24 Dec 1993
Publisher BPS
Product ID SHVC-4G
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
Oddball 'Battle Game' variant with tons of weird tricks and magic spells that can be cast onto the opponent.
Not really Tetris is the classic sense, but the game can be really good fun with 2 players.

Standard SFC cardboard packaging, 8Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss Gentei Ban
スーパーテトリス2 + ボンブリス
限定版
SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 21 Jan 1994
Publisher BPS
Product ID SHVC-5T
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
'Limited Edition' re-issue of the SFC Super Tetris 2 + Bombliss.
In fact it's hard to see any difference between this and the original besides the title screen (and the price).

Standard SFC cardboard packaging, 8Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Super Tetris 3
スーパーテトリス3

SUPER FAMICOM
DETAILS
Format Super Famicom
Released 16 Dec 1994
Publisher BPS
Product ID SHVC-AT3J-JPN
Size (cm) 19 x 10.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.16
PRICE
STATUS
Another quality Super Famicom Tetris from BPS.
Includes 'Classic' Tetris, a confusing 'Magicaliss' variant, a 'Sparkliss' take on the Bombliss game, and a 4-player 'Familiss' mode.

Standard SFC packaging, 8Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

V-Tetris
V・テトリス

VIRTUAL BOY
DETAILS
Format Virtual Boy
Released 25 Aug 1995
Publisher BPS
Product ID VUE-VTRJ-JPN
Size (cm) 12.5 x 9 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
3D version of Tetris for the Virtual Boy that doesn't make much use of the so-called '3D', but hey - it's Tetris.

Standard Virtual Boy packaging, 4Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Tetris X
テトリスX

PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 29 Mar 1996
Publisher BPS
Product ID SLPS-00321
Size (cm) 14.2 x 13 x 1.7
Weight (kg) 0.15
PRICE
STATUS
The PlayStation Tetris X was the first Tetris game to appear on a non-Nintendo format since 1988.
About time too!

PlayStation case, PC CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Tetris S
テトリスS

SEGA SATURN
DETAILS
Format Sega Saturn
Released 27 Dec 1996
Publisher BPS
Product ID T-20802G
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
After Tetris X for the PlayStation, here's Tetris S for the Sega Saturn, a smooth and playable version of the game we all know and love.

CD case, Sega Saturn CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Tetris DX
テトリスデラックス

GAME BOY COLOR
DETAILS
Format Game Boy Color
Released 21 Oct 1998
Publisher Nintendo
Product ID DMG-ATEA-JPN
Size (cm) 9.5 x 12.1 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
Tetris makes a formidable return on the Game Boy in this excellent 'Deluxe' edition from Nintendo.
Perfect gameplay, different game modes and battery backup - everything you need!

Standard GBC cardboard packaging, 4Mbit cartridge, 20p colour booklet.

Tetris 64
テトリス64

NINTENDO 64
DETAILS
Format Nintendo 64
Released 13 Nov 1998
Publisher Seta
Product ID NUS-NT6J-JPN
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 3
Weight (kg) 0.20
PRICE
STATUS
No-one is safe! Here's a top-notch N64 version of Tetris from Seta.

Standard N64 packaging, 64Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Tetris 4D
テトリス4D

DREAMCAST
DETAILS
Format Dreamcast
Released 23 Dec 1998
Publisher BPS
Product ID T-20801M
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Tetris makes its way onto Dreamcast shortly after the machine's launch, in an entertaining 4-player version with 3D bricks.

CD case, Dreamcast GD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

The Next Tetris
ザ ネクスト テトリス
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 7 Jan 1999
Publisher BPS
Product ID SLPS-01774
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Tetris fever has taken a firm grip on the PlayStation - BPS deliver a sceond edition to meet demand.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

The Next Tetris DLX
ザ ネクスト テトリス デラックス
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 16 Dec 1999
Publisher BPS
Product ID SLPS-02507
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
'Deluxe' re-issue of The Next Tetris for the PlayStation.

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Tetris with Card Captor Sakura Eternal Heart
テトリス with カードキャプターさくら エターナルハート
PLAYSTATION
DETAILS
Format PlayStation
Released 10 Aug 2000
Publisher Arika
Product ID SLPS-02886
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
PS-exclusive Tetris release from Akira (makers of 'The Grand Master' series) featuring characters from the Card Captor Sakura animation.
A very expensive item!

CD case, PlayStation CD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Sega Tetris
セガ テトリス

DREAMCAST
DETAILS
Format Dreamcast
Released 23 Nov 2000
Publisher Sega
Product ID HDR-0073
Size (cm) 14.2 x 12.4 x 1
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
Direct adaptation of the Sega Tetris arcade game for the Dreamcast.
A great version!

CD case, Dreamcast GD-ROM disc, colour booklet, spine card.

Tetris
テトリス

WONDERSWAN COLOR
DETAILS
Format WonderSwan
Released 18 Apr 2002
Publisher Vanguard Works
Product ID SWJ-VGDC01
Size (cm) ?
Weight (kg) ?
PRICE
STATUS
You can run but you sure can't hide. Tetris is available on every single platform imaginable, and the WonderSwan is no exception.

Standard WSC packaging, cartridge, colour booklet.

Tetris Worlds
テトリスワールド

GAME BOY ADVANCE
DETAILS
Format Game Boy Advance
Released 26 Apr 2002
Publisher Success
Product ID AGB-ATWJ-JPN
Size (cm) 13.5 x 8.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
Tetris makes its way onto GBA in a smooth but comparatively no-frills handheld version by Success.

Standard GBA cardboard packaging, 32Mbit cartridge, colour booklet.

Tetris Worlds
テトリスワールド

XBOX
DETAILS
Format Xbox
Released 14 Nov 2002
Publisher Success
Product ID M86-00003
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
The Xbox also gets itself a slick version of the seminal Russian brain teaser.

Xbox case, Xbox DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Tetris Worlds
テトリスワールド

GAMECUBE
DETAILS
Format GameCube
Released 20 Dec 2002
Publisher Success
Product ID DOL-GTRJ-JPN
Size (cm) 14.7 x 10.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.10
PRICE
STATUS
And the GameCube too. There's simply no escape... You will and MUST play Tetris. Now. Do it.

Standard GC packaging, GameCube game disc, colour booklet.

Tetris Advance Minna no Soft Series
テトリス アドバンス みんなのソフトシリーズ

GAME BOY ADVANCE
DETAILS
Format Game Boy Advance
Released 28 Nov 2003
Publisher Success
Product ID AGB-BTTJ-JPN
Size (cm) 13.5 x 8.5 x 2
Weight (kg) 0.06
PRICE
STATUS
Budget label Tetris release for GBA.

Standard GBA packaging, cartridge, colour booklet.

Tetris Kiwamemichi
テトリス ~KIWAMEMICHI~

SUPERLITE 2000 SERIES VOL.13
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 18 Dec 2003
Publisher Success
Product ID SLPM-62423
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
All-new version of Tetris from Success, released for the PS2 'SuperLite 2000' budget label.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Tetris Collection
テトリスコレクション

SEGA AGES 2500 SERIES VOL.28
DETAILS
Format PlayStation 2
Released 28 Sep 2006
Publisher Sega
Product ID SLPM-62746
Size (cm) 19 x 13.5 x 1.5
Weight (kg) 0.18
PRICE
STATUS
Tetris-themed compilation for PS2 that features the Sega arcade games:
- Tetris (1988)
- Flash Point (1989)
- Bloxeed (1990)
Along with an all-new game:
- Tetris New Century
Vol.28 in the Sega Ages 2500 series.

PS2 case, PlayStation 2 DVD-ROM disc, colour booklet.

Tetris DS
テトリスDS

NINTENDO DS
DETAILS
Format Nintendo DS
Released 27 Apr 2006
Publisher Nintendo
Product ID NTR-ATRJ-JPN
Size (cm) 13.5 x 12.5 x 1.4
Weight (kg) 0.08
PRICE
STATUS
Handhelds are the perfect platform for a quick Tetris fix, and a Nintendo DS outing was long overdue.
An excellent version, hosted by no other than Mario and friends.

Standard DS case, DS game card, colour booklet.

 



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